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Woman Arrested For Wearing Hijab Sues Georgia City
Posted on 16 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - (AP) A Muslim woman who was arrested after she refused to remove her headscarf in a west Georgia courthouse filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Douglasville and the officers who arrested her, contending they violated... Read More

9th Circuit: Jailers Erred In Removal Of Muslim's Scarf
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court says Southern California jailers violated the religious freedom of a Muslim woman who was ordered to take off her headscarf in a courthouse holding cell. An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals... Read More

Muslim Woman Sues Abercrombie & Fitch Over Hijab
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. sued the clothing retailer in federal court Monday, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf while on the job. Hani Khan said a manager... Read More